michael-e-lehr-158Clinical Associate Professor Lebanon Valley College Licensed Physical Therapist (Direct Access Certified) Board Certified Orthpedic Clinical Specialist (ABPTS) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) Orthopedic Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) Mike received his B.S. in Health Science from Lock Haven University in 1995. He then completed his MPT from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 1999, and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in 2008. In 2006, the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties recognized him as an Orthopedia Clinical Specialist. He was also apointed to the Specialty Academy of Content Experts in 2009. He has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NCSA since 1999. His research interests and current projects include: clinical decision making within musculoskeletal management, manual therapy, functional movement testing, injury risk in athletes, and blended learning environments in higher education. In addition to an extensive orthopedic and sports medicine background in a variety of patient populations, Mike has had experience providing physical therapy on the PGA and LPGA Tours. In March of 2012, he worked with a Major League Baseball (MLB) organization by administering fundamental movement tests to enhance the health of the professional athlete. He has served as primary investigator in the area of fundamental movement testing and injury prediction, and serves as a consultant to the Lebanon Valley College's sports medicine department. He has presented his work nationally and has been published in internationally in the areas of orthopedics, sports medicine, and strength and conditioning. Mike currently holds an appointment of Clinical Associate Professor in Lebanon Valley College's DPT program, and serves as a mentor and consultant to the orthopedic and sports medicine setting. Most recently, Mike was appointed to the advisory board of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Lebanon Valley College, as well as the Technology Task force.